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Bradford Marion

Global Sector Leader, Automotive
Mr. Marion is a Senior Client Partner based in Korn Ferry's Chicago office. He is responsible for both client development and search execution, and leads the Firm's Automotive Sector within the Global Industrial Market.

Prior to joining Korn Ferry in 2001, Mr. Marion was a partner with a major international executive search firm. His background also includes seven years with a regional search firm, and eight years of line management experience in manufacturing engineering, operations and sales/ marketing with Colt Industries, a multi-national industrial company.

He has more than 30 years of executive search experience. He has conducted over 600 senior level assignments.

He has a broad base of global experience across the automotive supplier base, including CEO/COO work as well as key regional or functional leaders for suppliers.

He leads a team of 30+ professionals across the world who are working in the automotive industry, with extensive experience at identifying and recruiting the best potential global talent. He has also done work in the aftermarket, specialty vehicle, retail and commercial vehicle sectors.

Mr. Marion holds a master's of business administration in marketing from the University of Wisconsin at Whitewater. He also has a bachelor's of environmental science degree from Cornell University.